Materials Science and Engineering Dissertations

Materials Science and Engineering Dissertations

 

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Dissertations from 2017

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Processing, microstructure, and mechanical properties of zirconium diboride-molybdenum disilicide ceramics and dual composite architectures, Ryan Joseph Grohsmeyer

Dissertations from 2016

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Multiphase field modeling of the formation path of delta hydrides in zirconium, Jacob Luke Bair

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On the spheroidal graphite growth and the austenite solidification in ductile irons, Jingjing Qing

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Development of implants composed of bioactive materials for bone repair, Wei Xiao

Dissertations from 2015

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Dissolution of borate glasses and precipitation of phosphate compounds, Jaime Lynn George

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Fusion welding of diboride-carbide ceramic composites, Derek Scott King

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Containment materials for thin-strip casting of steel, Abhishek Kumar

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Inclusion engineering in Mn-Si de-oxidized steel for thin-strip casting, Vivek Thapliyal

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Characterization of investment shell thermal properties, Mingzhi Xu

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Resistance switching of electrodeposited cuprous oxide, Sanaz Yazdanparast

Dissertations from 2014

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Cerium-based conversion coatings on magnesium alloys, Carlos E. Castaño

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Phosphate-doped borosilicate enamel coating used to protect reinforcing steel from corrosion, Xiaoming Cheng

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The effect of composition on the viscosity, crystallization and dissolution of simple borate glasses and compositional design of borate based bioactive glasses, Kathryn Lynn Goetschius

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Effect of solid solutions and second phases on the thermal conductivity of zirconium diboride ceramics, Gregory John Kenneth Harrington

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Improving the oxidation resistance of diboride-based ceramics, Maryam Kazemzadeh Dehdashti

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First-principles investigations of iron-based alloys and their properties, Krista Renee Limmer

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Thermophysical properties of reaction processed zirconium diboride, Jason Michael Lonergan

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Dissolution behavior of phosphate glasses, Li Na Ma

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Bioactive glass/polymer composites for bone and nerve repair and regeneration, Ali Mohammadkhah

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Elevated temperature mechanical properties of zirconium diboride based ceramics, Eric W. Neuman

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Functionally graded Ti6Sl4V and Inconel 625 by laser metal deposition, Syamala Rani Pulugurtha

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The structure and properties of ternary zinc phosphate glasses for optical applications, Charmayne Elizabeth Smith

Dissertations from 2013

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On the effect of silicon and phosphorus during the precipitation of Κ-carbide in Fe-Mn-Al-C alloys, Laura Bartlett

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Infiltrated composite electrodes for solid oxide fuel cells, Aligul Buyukaksoy

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Bioactive glass scaffolds for the regeneration of load-bearing bone, Xin Liu

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Recycling of electronic waste: printed wiring boards, Alex Luyima

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Processing, microstructural evolution and electrochemical performance relationships in solid oxide fuel cells, Ayhan Sarikaya

Dissertations from 2012

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Stress corrosion cracking behavior of friction stir processed ultrafine grained light metal alloys, Gaurav Ramchandra Argade

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Purification of metals through filtration and electromagnetic separation, Lucas Nana Wiredu Damoah

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Hollow hydroxyapatite microspheres as devices for controlled delivery of proteins and as scaffolds for tissue engineering, Hailuo Fu

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Modeling and synthesis of PVDF-based dielectrics for energy storage applications, Xuhui Lu

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Development of third generation advanced high strength steels, Meghan C. McGrath

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Influence of temperature and microstructural modification on formability of magnesium alloys, Arun Mohan

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Role of alloy additions on strengthening in 17-4 PH stainless steel, Arpana S. Murthy

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Thermal properties of spinel based solid solutions, Kelley O'Hara

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Densification and thermal properties of zirconium diboride based ceramics, Matthew Joseph Thompson

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Friction stir welding of high temperature alloys, Jiye Wang

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Influence of microstructural length scale on deformation behavior of magnesium alloys, Wei Yuan

Dissertations from 2011

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Processing and characterization of boron carbide-hafnium diboride ceramics, Harlan J. Brown-Shaklee

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Additivity of strengthening mechanisms in ultrafine grained aluminum alloy, Nilesh Kumar

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Two-point bend studies of glass fibers, Zhongzhi Tang

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Stress measurement and development of zirconium diboride-silicon carbide ceramics, Jeremy Lee Watts

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Alloy dissolution in argon stirred steel, Darryl S. Webber

Dissertations from 2010

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Ceramic dielectrics for high energy density capacity application, Sheng Chao

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Factors controlling ductility in ultrafine grain aluminum alloys under monotonic and cyclic loading, Partha Sarathi De

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Phosphate post-treatment of cerium-based conversion coatings on Al 2024-T3, Daimon K. Heller

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Understanding corrosion of Ni₃(Si,Nb) alloys in hot sulfuric acid, Jen-Hsien Hsu

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Electrochemical characterization of cerium-based conversion coatings on Al 7075-T6, Simon Joshi

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Borate based bioactive glass scaffolds for hard and soft tissue engineering, Steven B. Jung

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Synthesis and characterization of conducting polymer nanostructures and their application in sensors, Zhe-Fei Li

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Characterization of diamond thin films and related materials, Travis K. McKindra

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Characterization of the corrosion protection mechanism of cerium-based conversion coatings on high strength aluminum alloys, William R. Pinc

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Dependency of machinability in gray cast iron on nitride-induced age strengthening, Jared Teague

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Fluid flow related phenomena and inclusion motion in continuous casting strands, Yufeng Wang

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Phase equilibria in iron phosphate system, Liying Zhang

Dissertations from 2009

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Freeze casting of bioactive glass and ceramic scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, Qiang Fu

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Microstructural influence on dynamic properties of age hardenable FeMnAl alloys, Ryan A. Howell

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The role of friction stir processing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of a cast aluminum alloy, Saumyadeep Jana

Anti wetting additives for aluminosilicate refractories in molten aluminum contact applications, Devdutt Pramod Shukla

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Material flow and microstructure evolution in friction stir welding of AA6111 alloy sheets, Manasij Kumar Yadava

Dissertations from 2008

Processing and characterization of zirconium carbide-molybdenum cermets, Sean E. Landwehr

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Modeling and simulations of diphasic composites for development of high energy density dielectrics, Sandeep K. Patil

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Geological sequestration of carbon dioxide by hydrous carbonate formation in steelmaking slag, C. Hank Rawlins

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Thin film techniques for the fabrication of nano-scale high energy density capacitors, James N. Reck

Glass-ceramics for solid oxide fuel cell seals, Teng Zhang

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Densification and mechanical properties of tantalum carbide and tantalum diboride ceramics, Xiaohong Zhang

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Densification, microstructure, and mechanical properties of zirconium diboride based ultra-high temperature ceramics, Sumin Zhu

Dissertations from 2007

Improving the thermal shock resistance of silicon carbide ceramics, Andrew A. Buchheit

Fabrication of ceramic components using freeze-form extrusion fabrication, Tieshu Huang

Breakdown in high voltage, high energy density multilayer ceramic capacitors, Amanda L. Young

Improving the thermal shock resistance of zirconium diboride ceramics, James W. Zimmermann

Dissertations from 2006

Reaction processing for the development of ultra-high temperature ceramics, Adam L. Chamberlain

Multiple pass friction stir processing for high strain rate superplasticity and the addition of nanotubes into aluminum through friction stir processing, L. B. Johannes

Microstructural control and superconducting properties of YBa₂Cu₃O₇₋ₓ melt textured single crystals, Oratai Jongprateep

Designing next generation flextensional transducers by stress engineering, Manoj Narayanan

Designing and modeling of a new continuous steelmaking process, Jörg Peter

Oxidation of ZrB₂-30 vol% SiC at 1500⁰C with emphasis on reactions involving SiC, Alireza Rezaie

Development of Ti-Si-N and Ta-Si-N as diffusion barriers, Shaoxin You

Dissertations from 2005

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An investigation of threshold stress in dispersion strengthened aluminum alloys, Sachin Deshmukh

Plasma spraying of aluminum-based glass forming alloys, Yoshihide Kato

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Metal seed deposition from organic solutions for subsequent electroless plating, Jingye Li

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Zinc alloy powders for alkaline batteries, Martin G. Perez

Microstructure modification for improved mechanical properties in A356 Al using friction stir processing, Siddharth R. Sharma

Mechanical behavior of ultrafine dispersion strengthened aluminum alloys, Xinlin Shi

Interactions between water and phosphate glasses, Brad C. Tischendorf

Dissertations from 2004

Study of abrasive waterjet nozzle materials and plasma transferred arc welding coatings, Ju Bao

Fabrication of electrode support structure for planar solid oxide fuel cells, Dustin Beeaff

Microstructural and superplastic characteristics of friction stir processed aluminum alloys, Indrajit Charit

Development and characterization of cerium oxide coatings deposited by spontaneous processes on metallic substrates, Joe Edington

Wetting of single crystal mullite by borosilicate and yttrium-aluminosilicate glasses and wetting phenomena of steels containing aluminum and titanium, Benjamin T. Eldred

Effect of pressure on crystallization in lithium disilicate glass, Tihana Fuss

Synthesis and characterization of metal-polyaniline thin films and membranes, Yan Liu

Failure studies of glass fibers, Nathan P. Lower

Effects of stress on material properties, intrinsic and extrinsic behavior, and electromechanical response of stress-biased actuators, Nisanart Navapan

Development and evaluation of P/M processing techniques to improve and control the mechanical properties of metal injection molded parts, James Alan Sago

Innovative refractories for preventing nozzle clogging in continuously cast aluminum-killed steels, Robert B. Tuttle

Characterization of hexabarium 17-titanate and its effects on the dielectric properties of barium titanate ceramics, Xilin Xu

Dissertations from 2003

The use of a β"-alumina electrolyte as sodium vapor sensor for the determination of NaOH in a glass tank, Jose Manuel Almanza Robles

Investigations into leakage current variation in titanium dioxide dielectrics, Daniel A. Ciardullo

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Deposition of gold from an organic immersion plating bath for microelectronic applications, Eric James Dahlgren